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Malmaison Oxford Castle

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  • Excellent45%
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  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“converted prison”(157 reviews)
“cell rooms”(106 reviews)
“roll top bath”(130 reviews)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We loved our stay here. From the very friendly and helpful reception staff to the beautiful room. Everything was perfect for our anniversary stay . We had the continental breakfast which was just right for me. We also had a drink in the exercise yard....More

2  Thank louiseandscarlett
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Worth a visit to see how the prison has been turned into a hotel. The rooms are comfortable. I give 2 stars because of the poor service in their restaurant: slow and inefficient, food comes either cold or not properly cooked. When I complained at...More

2  Thank FCX18
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was treated to a surprise weekend away by my fiancé !! This hotel is gorgeous. The rooms are stunning, bathroom is spotless, food is delicious and staff are very helpful and friendly. It's right in the town centre so you can explore Oxford. I'd...More

2  Thank Holibob007
Response from Antonio S, Manager at Malmaison Oxford CastleResponded 4 days ago

Dear Holibob007, Thank you very much for your review. It is great to see that you enjoyed your surprise stay with us here in Oxford, and in particular that you found our staff to be friendly and helpful. We hope to welcome you back again...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Very comfortable, clever conversion of old prison. Engaging design elements (like carpet design marking of the days of incarceration). Slightly confusing layout with stairs and lifts not all terminating on the "ground" floor or in a foyer. There really isn't one core spot. Not surprisingly,...More

1  Thank hct1948
Response from Antonio S, Manager at Malmaison Oxford CastleResponded 4 days ago

Dear hct1948, Thank you very much for your review. We are pleased that you found your stay to be comfortable, and that you enjoyed your time with us. Kind regards, Kasey Watson Bar and Brasserie Manager

Reviewed 5 days ago

Malmaison Doing Time was never so good You get the feeling of casual eloquence the moment you enter the lobby. Dark wood, dark colors, slick and nicely lite lobby sets the tone. Check in is easy and the staff wonderful. Our bags were swept to...More

Thank David B
Response from Antonio S, Manager at Malmaison Oxford CastleResponded 5 days ago

Dear David B, Thank you very much for your review. I am pleased to see that overall you enjoyed your stay with us, and that you found our staff to be helpful and welcoming. I am sorry to hear about the issue on the first...More

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#5 Business Hotel in Oxford
#7 Luxury Hotel in Oxford
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#7 Luxury Hotel in Oxford
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Rach B
29 January 2018|
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Response from Stephen S | Reviewed this property |
For the full experience of the prison, book in the actual prison. The house of correction is opposite the prison.
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Portugal103
18 January 2018|
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Response from Antonio S | Property representative |
Dear Tanya, Thanks for your message - I have cancelled the car parking space for you. We look forward to seeing you soon! Kasey
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rachcheshire73
16 January 2018|
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Response from Stephen S | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are in the main prison area
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